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Leeds City College

Sports (Coaching)

UCAS Code: CX61

Foundation Degree - FD

Entry requirements


A level

D,D

Access to HE Diploma

M:24

A typical offer would be based on students achieving their Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits, 24 of which are to be at Merit.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MM

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMP

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Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

The new Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching has been developed by sport coaching practitioners to ensure that you cover a broad range of modules, which will equip you for employment within the sports coaching industry.

The programme offers modules which combine a range of theoretical and practical elements, designed to provide you with the experience, knowledge and skills required in the sport coaching sector. Furthermore, the course provides the academic rigour appropriate to a Higher Education programme.

You are provided with the underpinning knowledge and expertise to progress either into the employment market or to continue your studies at a Further or Higher Education Institution offering an appropriate top-up degree.

You will be required to complete a work placement as part of the work related learning module, as well as for required elements for all of the Coaching and Inclusive Recreation modules. You may also gain the opportunity to take part in the fantastic work placement overseas with our partners in Finland, Austria and Sweden. This will provide valuable experience, networking opportunities and a chance to apply academic study in a working environment.

In addition, you will receive encouragement from the course team to gain experience, knowledge and skills in areas such as; community coaching, sport club coaching, sport development, coaching specific populations, assistant teaching and schools sport coaching.

Modules

Year One - In the first year you will gain an overall understanding of the Sport sector: • Coaching Practice • Fundamentals of Training and Fitness • Professional Development • Psychology of Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity • Sociology of Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity • Sports Analysis.Year Two - In the second year you will gain the following Coaching specific modules: • Applied Training and Fitness in Coaching • Coaching Pedagogy • Independent Study • Work Related Learning • Inclusive Recreation • Coaching Programme

Assessment methods

The assessment strategy of the course consists mainly of coursework, work based placements and practical assessments as these will offer you the closest real-life experience to secure future employment. Examples of assessment methods used within the course are: Practical session with reflective essays, coaching resource, written reports, Industry simulations, presentations and portfolios.

The course lecturers will clearly explain the course content, interlinking the assessment methods and each assessment's requirements. However, all of the information on assessments are provided within the course handbook, programme specification and each individual module handbook available to students after enrolment.

Formative feedback is integral to the teaching, learning and assessment strategy of the course.

Assessment methods used within the course include:
•Case Study
•Interview Process
•Portfolio
•Practical
•Presentation
•Reflective Career Plan
•Report
•Written Assignment

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£7,950
per year
England
£7,950
per year
EU
£7,950
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,950
per year
Scotland
£7,950
per year
Wales
£7,950
per year

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